Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics

Available funded projects

Currently available funded PhD studentships

Usher Institute Postgraduate Research Programmes

There are three postgraduate research programmes within the Usher Institute: Population Health Sciences, Global Health and Medical Informatics.

Usher Institute postgraduate research programmes

Currently available PhD studentships as part of these programmes are listed below.

Title Supervisors Programme Application Deadline
Socioeconomic outcomes measurement in survivors of major illness using public sector data Dr Nazir Lone / Dr Peter Hall Medical Informatics 30 June 2017

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR), based at the University of Edinburgh, also offer PhD studentships. These studentships sit within the noted research programmes at the Usher Institute.

The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR)

Currently available PhD studentships offered by AUKCAR are listed below.

Title Supervisors Programme Application Deadline
Using ‘big data’ to create a UK learning health system for asthma Prof Aziz Sheikh / Dr Colin Simpson Medical Informatics

23 June 2017

Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme

The MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme, a joint programme between the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, has some studentships that are supervised by members of the Usher Institute.

A partial list of currently available projects on this programme is listed below. The complete list of projects is available on the Precision Medicine website.

Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme

Title Supervisors Application Deadline

No projects are currently available on this programme